Marlei Martinez is an aspiring investigative-longform reporter, news talk show host and film actress. In other words, she's pursuing a career where she can tell true stories about real people.
She is a Junior Broadcast Journalism major at the Newhouse School of Public Communications, also taking up a double minor in Political Science and Theatre. She currently works as a reporter for CONNECT TV newsmagazine, CitrusTV News and WAER.
She has reported on a wide array of stories, including the nationally-covered Stacey Castor trial. She hosted the live "2009 Presidential Election Day Special" for CitrusTV News. Her journalistic specialty is investigative reporting, as her coverage on the recession's effects on local Syracuse strip clubs and their employees shows.
Most recently, she interned for 13WMAZ, the CBS affiliate in Macon, GA.
Martinez is an "Air Force brat," and therefore doesn't really have a 'hometown.' The last place she lived was Warner Robins, GA, home of "EDIMGIAFAD" and the Boys and Girls World Little League Champs. At one point, she also called the Azores, CO, FL, CA, and the Philippines home.
To learn more about Marlei Martinez, check out her website at marleimartinez.com.